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The Adoration of the Magi

Artist:
Raffaellino da Reggio (Raffaello Motta) (Italian, Reggio Emilia ca. 1550–1578 Rome)
Date:
1550–78
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, highlighted with white gouache, on blue-green paper
Dimensions:
15 1/2 x 12 3/8in. (39.4 x 31.4cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.208
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite at lower border of old mount in John Skippe's hand, Zuccaro; in A.E. Popham's hand, RAFFAELLINO MOTTA DA REGGIO.
John B. Skippe (British, 1742–1812 London), London; by descent to James Martin (British, born 1738)(Skippe's brother-in-law); by descent to Edward Holland Martin, Esq. (British, 1900–1981); Skippe Sale, Christie's, London, Nov. 20-21, 1958, lot 170A (purchased by Eiseman)
Arthur Ewart Popham The Skippe Collection of Old Master Drawings Christie's London, November 20-21, 1958. 1958, p. 116, no. 170 a (as Raffaellino Motta da Reggio).

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 143-44, no. 136, repr.

John Gere, Philip Pouncey Italian Drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in The British Museum. Vol. 5: Artists Working in Rome, c. 1550 to c. 1640. with the ass. of Rosalind Wood, London, 1983, p. 146.

John Marciari "Raffaellino da Reggio in the Vatican." The Burlington Magazine. Vol. 148, No. 1236, 2006, pp. 190-91, n. 27.

Marco Simone Bolzoni "The Drawings of Raffaellino Motta da Reggio" Master Drawings. vol. 54, no. 2, 2016, pp. 173-74, 191, 204n, no. A31, fig. 45.



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